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Funding by Topic: Substance use and misuse

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Opioid Workforce Expansion Program - Paraprofessionals Inactive
Grants to train behavioral health-related paraprofessionals, such as peer support specialists, to address the behavioral health needs, including opioid use and substance use, in high-need underserved and rural populations. A special emphasis is on demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the specific concerns of children, adolescents, and transitional-age youth in high need and high demand areas who are at risk for behavioral health disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 7, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Opioid Workforce Expansion Program - Professionals Inactive
Grants to train behavioral health professionals to address the behavioral health needs, including opioid use and substance use, in high-need underserved and rural populations. A special emphasis is on demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the specific concerns of children, adolescents, and transitional-age youth in high need and high demand areas who are at risk for behavioral health disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 7, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Evaluation Inactive
Funding for a single cooperative agreement to evaluate the impact of Rural Communities Opioid Response Program initiatives, which currently include planning, implementation, and technical assistance activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 6, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Reentry Projects - Adults and Young Adults Inactive
Grants for evidence-based, evidence-informed interventions, and promising practices shown to achieve successful employment outcomes for justice-involved individuals released from prison or jail or who are currently under supervision. Projects must serve high-crime, high-poverty communities, and a balance of rural and urban projects will be funded.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2019
Sponsors: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Strengthening Systems of Care for People Living with HIV and Opioid Use Disorder Inactive
Funding for System Coordination Providers to leverage resources at federal, state, and local levels to ensure that people living with HIV who have opioid use disorder have access to appropriate substance use disorder care, treatment, and recovery services. The initiative seeks to strengthen system-level coordination and networks of care between the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program and other federal, state, and local entities funded to respond to the opioid epidemic to ensure access to behavioral healthcare and treatment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 16, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care Program Inactive
Grants for innovative training programs that integrate behavioral healthcare into primary care, particularly in rural and underserved settings, with a special emphasis on the treatment of opioid use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult Treatment Drug Courts and Adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts Inactive
Grants to expand substance use disorder (SUD) treatment services in existing adult problem solving courts, and adult Tribal Healing to Wellness courts, which use the treatment drug court model in order to provide SUD treatment for defendants/offenders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HEALing Communities Study: Developing and Testing an Integrated Approach to Address the Opioid Crisis Data Coordinating Center Inactive
Funding for a Data Coordinating Center to work with research sites to test the impact of implementing an integrated set of evidence-based interventions across healthcare, behavioral health, justice, and other community-based settings to prevent and treat opioid misuse and Opioid Use Disorders within highly affected communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 11, 2018
Application Deadline: Dec 11, 2018
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal College Research Area of Expertise Inactive
Grants for 1994 Tribal Colleges and Universities to build research capacity through competitive funding of applied projects that address student educational needs and solve community, reservation, or regional problems.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Coordinating Center to Support NIDA Rural Opioid HIV and Comorbidity Initiative (U24 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Inactive
Funding for a single interdisciplinary Coordinating Center to formalize and centralize support of the rural opioid initiative.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 15, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services